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  • 16 April 2018

    How can the Policy Fellowship help decision makers in government?

    The Centre for Science and Policy held a reception in Cambridge last month at the McGrath Centre in St Catharine's College. Along with a chance for CSaP to thank it's many contributors in Cambridge, it was also an opportunity for academics to hear from two Policy Fellows about how their Fellowship had helped them in their roles.
  • 10 April 2018

    Transnational organised crime: Deepening and broadening our understanding

    As part of its contribution to the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS), the ESRC would like to commission up to four research grants that will deepen and broaden our understanding of the complex issues related to Transnational Organised Crime (TNOC) and its interrelation with other licit and illicit activities.
  • 27 March 2018

    Developing the next generation of scientific leaders: a workshop with Churchill Scholars

    Developing the next generation of scientific leaders: professional development for early-career researchers
  • 21 March 2018

    How can we use behavioural insights to develop effective IWT demand reduction initiatives?

    CSaP hosted a 2-day policy workshop in collaboration with the FCO and TRAFFIC, bringing together a range of experts from government, academia and other key stakeholders to explore how behavioural insights research can help reduce demand for products of illegal wildlife trade.
  • 1 March 2018

    New Policy Fellows announced - Easter Term 2018

    CSaP has announced the names of the successful applicants to the Policy Fellowship for Easter Term 2018
  • 20 February 2018

    TIGR2ESS launches in Delhi

    TIGR2ESS, a new research project funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund, was launched in Delhi at an event attended by academics and policy makers from India and the UK.
  • 30 January 2018

    How can scenarios of climate change prepare us for uncertain futures?

    In the second of the 2018 Climate Seminar series, Dr Renata Tyszczuk (Senior Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Sheffield) took the audience on a voyage through the fascinating history of scenarios, showing how story-telling and the arts and humanities can support climate change research and leave us better prepared for uncertain futures.
  • 19 January 2018

    How are processes in the Pacific Ocean and the Arctic affecting California's climate?

    In the first of the 2018 Climate Change Seminar Series, Professor Charles Kennel (Director Emeritus of the Sripps Institution of Oceanography) explained why California’s climate fate is tied up with the behaviour of the Pacific El Nino and La Nina system, how the loss of Arctic sea ice may be changing that system, and how gaining a greater understanding over its processes might enable us to predict extreme weather in future.
  • 28 November 2017

    New Policy Fellows announced - Lent Term 2018

    CSaP has announced the names of the successful applicants to the Policy Fellowship for Lent Term 2018
  • 27 November 2017

    Peer review and grant funding: from evidence to practice

    Dr Steven Wooding, CSaP Lead for Research and Analysis, has recently completed a summary of the evidence on the effectiveness of, and burden imposed by, the grant peer review system.